Good dayYears ago, we had a joint bond w...

Asked by Nthabiseng Mzolo on 28-05-2024 15:58:23
Question posted in the Property Law category relating to Gauteng

Good day

Years ago, we had a joint bond with my mom for our home and when I wanted to buy myself a house, because I was already borrowed, we did a joint bond on this one as well. The other home was sold and she bought herself another home cash, which is solely in her name. I was left with this bond which was really mine, but in both our names. In August 2021 my mother passed away and I continued to pay for the bond as per normal. I had read that the surviving partner is still liable for the remaining debt so it made sense to just continue paying as usual. In April 2024 I paid-up the bond for the unit. I now want to get the title deed, I've been asked to provide a letter of executor, death certificate, copies of both our ID and cancellation form. 

Does this happen or it's one of a few cases ever.

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